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Head to Fairmont To Play where the Pros Play
Publish Date : 09-Mar-2009
March 09, 2009
- Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Offer Golf Enthusiasts Unmatched Opportunities To Follow In The Footsteps of Greatness.
Scottsdale, Ariz. – Fat chance a die-hard football fan could get a game of two-hand touch going in Lambeau Field or that a lifelong baseball fan could have a catch with his buddies in Yankee Stadium. But, that’s not the case with golf. It is perhaps the only major sport that routinely welcomes amateurs out to play on the very same golf courses as the world’s best players.
And, no one gives discerning golf travelers a wider selection of opportunities to play in the footsteps of greatness than Fairmont Hotels & Resorts. Included among the Fairmont properties around the world that have hosted major professional golf events are:
Fairmont Scottsdale – Host resort for the FBR Open, the world’s largest attended golf event, the Fairmont Scottsdale, allows guests to experience one of the world's top luxury golf destinations, featuring rounds on two PGA Tour venues – The Stadium Course at TPC Scottsdale (host site of the PGA Tour’s FBR Open) and the Raptor Course at Grayhawk Golf Club (host site of the PGA Tour’s Frys.com Open).
Fairmont Mayakoba – Set amidst the lush tropical beauty of Mexico’s enchanting Mayan Riviera is the AAA-Five Diamond Fairmont Mayakoba and the exceptional Greg Norman-designed El Camaleon Golf Course which hosts the PGA Tour’s Mayakoba Classic.
Fairmont Turnberry Isle – Fresh from a $150 million renovation, Fairmont Turnberry Isle is one of the most historic and celebrated resorts in south Florida. The property features two excellent 18-hole golf courses as well as an acclaimed ESPN Golf School, and has hosted the PGA Tour’s ADT Skills Challenge and the LPGA’s Stanford International Pro-Am.
Fairmont St Andrews – Located in the “Home of Golf,” the luxurious Fairmont St Andrews offers world-class resort amenities, a picturesque setting and two exceptional golf courses on property. In fact, the Torrance Course will host the 2009 Scottish Senior Open and the final qualifying round for the 2010 Open Championship. Other celebrated courses such as The Old Course at St Andrews, Kingsbarns and the Castle Course are just minutes away.
Fairmont Southampton and Fairmont Hamilton Princess – Fairmont’s enchanting properties provide wonderful in environs from which to explore all the beauty and charm of Bermuda, which celebrates its 400th anniversary in 2009. For golf travelers, Fairmont Southampton and Fairmont Hamilton Princess provide access to several of the island’s top golf courses including Fairmont Southampton Golf Course, Riddell’s Bay (the most historic golf course in Bermuda) and the Mid Ocean Club, host site of the PGA Grand Slam of Golf (10/19-21/09).
Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac – This enchanting hotel is located on a bluff overlooking the St Lawrence River in the heart of historic Quebec. Designated as a United nations World Heritage site Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac delivers luxury and elegance with a distinctive European charm. The hotel is the host resort for the Telus World Skins Game, June 22nd and 23rd, 2009. Special Telus World Skins Game packages are available for the event, including event tickets, access to the Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac’s VIP lounge, themed event amenity upon arrival and a daily breakfast buffet.
Save 30% with FairmontSAVERS
Now golf travelers can save 30% off the best available rate at these and other Fairmont hotel and resort properties through the new Fairmont SAVERS program.
This fully pre-paid, non-refundable, advance purchase offer must be booked 14 days in advance for city center hotels, and 21 days in advance for resorts. Full pre-payment for the entire stay is due at the time of booking. The FairmontSAVERS 30% off reward is non-refundable in the event of cancellation, and is non-transferable. FairmontSAVERS is currently available until December 31, 2009. Exceptional savings also are available via property-specific golf packages. These packages can be accessed by visiting www.fairmont.com/EN_FA/PackageTypes/Golf.
Fairmont Golf operates under the umbrella of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, a global luxury hospitality leader. The company’s distinctive collection of golf properties includes historic icons, breathtaking destinations, and elegant accommodations. Each of these has been created to compliment and integrate with the natural surroundings while reinforcing the unique culture and heritage of its setting. In this way, Fairmont’s golf properties are capable of immersing the guest in the local environment through the game of golf while providing for them the luxury, exceptional service and conditioning standards they have come to expect from the Fairmont brand. In addition, Fairmont Golf is engaged in Fairmont's overall commitment to responsible tourism through its acclaimed “Greening Our Greens” program and its support of the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary System. For more information on golf destinations or to book your next golf adventure at Fairmont, visit www.fairmontgolf.com
For reservations, please visit www.fairmont.com, call 1-800-441-1414 or contact your local travel professional.